Facility Rental

The Ross County Fairgrounds near Chillicothe, Ohio have many facilities, including the grandstand, multipurpose buildings, campgrounds and more, all of which are available for rental throughout the year.

Daily Rental Rates

Please note: per Board motion these are the only currently authorized rates to use in any daily grounds rental.  If a special rate is requested then board action will be required on a case by case basis before requested rate is authorized.

The following rates were approved per motion 4-21-06 dated April 10, 2006 except where noted.

Multi-Purpose Building:

Capacity: 300

  1. Monday thru Thursday - $300.00
    (per motion 2-10-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  2. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $500.00
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  3. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $250.00 for ½ day before the rental date
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  4. Fair Directors rate - $50.00 for one rental per year
    (motion 6-6-96 dated June 3, 1996)

Commercial Building

$500.00 or $600.00 with outside booths
Capacity: 400

Home & Fine Arts Building

$350.00
Capacity: 228

4-H Building

$250.00
Capacity: 320

Flower/Vegetable/School Building

$250.00
Capacity: 240

JVS Building

$200.00
Capacity: 75

Sheep & Goat Barn

$350.00
(motion S8-4-15 dated August 24, 2015)

Show Arena

$750

Bandstand & Bandstand Area

$350.00

Shelter House

$50.00 with $50.00 cleaning deposit
(motion 10-6-16 dated October 3, 2016)

Grandstand

$750.00

 

The following rates were approved per motion 5-6-06 dated May 1, 2006:

4-H Horse Barn and Arena:

  1. $250 - daytime into evening show
  2. $200 - daytime show
  3. $10.00 - stall rental

Fairgrounds Camping

$25.00 per night
(per motion: 2-5-16 dated February 1, 2016)
The same rate applies for extra night of camping during the fair.

 

The following rate was approved per motion 12-6-09 dated December 14, 2009:

Beef Barn

$400.00

 

The following rates were approved per motion 1-9-13 dated January 7, 2013.

Multipurpose Building Booth Rentals

$410.00 for week of the fair                       

Commercial Building Booth Rentals

$21.00 per foot for the week of the fair    

Vendors/Concessionaires

$4.50 per square foot for the week of the fair

 

For information on all rentals at the fairgrounds, please contact the Fair Office.

 


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Calendar of Events

2018 Schedule

March 10: Miller’s Automotive Swap Meet

March 17-18: Gun Show

April 7: Steer & Heifer Classic

April 6-8: Home & Garden Show

April 13-15: So. Oh Poultry Assn. Trader Days

April 21-22: Family Circus

May 4-6: Boy Scout Campout & Events

May 17-19: Southern Ohio Forest Rally

May 25-27: Smash-It Bash for Cash

June 1: Relay for Life

June 1-2: NBHA Barrel Racing

June 2: Monster Truck Show

June 16: Tire & Electronics Collection Event 8am-Noon

June 23: Ross County Boer Goat Summer Showdown

July 6-8: Jeep Fest

July 13-15: Chillitown MX

August 4-11: Ross County Fair

August 18: Big Time Wrestling - 8PM

August 29-Sept. 3: Easyrider Rodeo

September 15: Ross County Boer Goat Fall Showdown

September 28-30: 4-H Halloween Campout

October 6: Cattle Show

October 19-21: Chillitown MX

November 3: Miller’s Automotive Swap Meet

December 10: RCAS Annual Meeting